Urban October is a month to raise awareness on issues and opportunities of urbanization
Join the World Habitat Day virtual celebration on 5 October 2020 on the theme 'Housing For All: A Better Urban Future' and learn more about World Cities Day taking place on 31 October 2020 on 'Valuing our communities and cities'
40 DAYS SAFER CITIES CHALLENGE
Starting on the International Day of Peace on 21 September and ending on the World Cities Day on 31 October, the Global Network on Safer Cities (GNSC) will run the 40 Days Safer Cities Challenge to raise awareness and mobilise organisations to act on safety in cities around the world, in particular to spotlight outstanding innovations for cities and communities.
HOUSING FOR ALL CAMPAIGN
Using the theme of World Habitat Day, UN-Habitat will run the five-week campaign on the theme starting on World Habitat Day. The campaign will raise awareness on the importance of adequate housing to development, engage partners and collect solutions to address housing gaps. The central message is that housing is not just a roof. Housing contributes to health, dignity, safety, inclusion and well-being.
Created with images by Oliver Cole - "Brick wall painting of faces" • ckturistando - "Arte de Rua (Street Art) - São Paulo - Brasil" • Roman Kraft - "Mural of mother with children" • Lucas Gallone - "untitled image"